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Mock bodh tree (Ficus rumphii)

Mock bodh tree (Ficus rumphii) is a species of plant in the Moraceae, a large tree, grows up to 20 meters, epiphytic if the seeds fall on another tree, the wood has a grayish white color, emits white sap, the leaves are round with a sharp tip, red in color when young and dark green when old.

F. rumphii only produces female flowers or only male flowers. Flowers are often pollinated by wasps. The fruit is round and has no stalk. Young fruit is green with white spots, old fruit is black, contains many seeds and has a sweet taste.

Dlium Mock bodh tree (Ficus rumphii)


The fruit is very popular with birds and bats. This tree can be used as a shade tree. This species is also popular as Bonsai.



Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Tracheophyta
Subphylum: Angiospermae
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Rosales
Family: Moraceae
Tribe: Ficeae
Genus: Ficus
Species: Ficus rumphii

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